I had a big mail week. On Monday, I got a little surprise. You can see on the right of my page that I am a Foodbuzz featured publisher and, maybe I just didn't read the fine print, but I was excited when I got these cute little cards in my mailbox!
To be completely honest, I don't have a clue what I am going to do with them. If you can't tell, they're about half the size of a regular business card. Such a cute surprise!
Next was something I ordered. I saw on Megan's blog a week or two ago, that she had ordered something called a YouBar.
I am a total sucker for stuff like this. I went crazy making my own cereal mixes when I discovered [me] & goji. So, while they are on the pricey side, I totally had to make my own. The website is really cool. You get to choose the base, nuts, seeds, nut butters, dried fruits, protein, and other add ins like spirulina, maca powder, cocoa powder, etc. Then you name it, they give you an idea of whether or not it'll taste like crap, and then they make it up fresh, and send them off.
When I was making mine it seemed like a huge jumble of randomness, so I named it The Messy Bar. It ended up being not so messy, but certainly yummy!
This was made up of: Dates, Sunflower seed butter, YouBar base (almond butter and dates), blueberries, agave nectar, rice protein, soy protein isolate, chia seeds, hempseeds, oat bran, maca powder, and stevia. All their ingredients are organic, too.
Of course, because I am always first concerned with nutrition information:
These are about 200 calories and have 10g of protein. They're really good. My only complaint is that I'm pretty sure they put in dried apples instead of dried blueberries.
My last mail treat was from Robert Cheeke of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness. He made a post a few days ago, wondering if anyone wanted some walnuts from his mom's farm. Of course I said yes, $5 a pound for fresh walnuts? Sign me up.
They're totally delicious, I'm so glad I had him send me some. Anyone else get anything fun in the mail lately?
I was really stressed for some reason this week, so I am looking forward to mostly staying home and doing a bunch of work. I am being observed on Monday, and I've got a paper due. Boring, but hopefully I'll be able to recharge a little. What's on the agenda for your weekend?